The Recruitment Process
Thank you for your interest in employment at U.S. Embassy, London. The recruitment process at the Embassy isn’t intended to be a long and unnecessarily bureaucratic process, but it is designed to be consistent, focused and fair in attracting and securing the most suitable person for the job being advertised.
Working for the Embassy
The Embassy’s staff comprises of Direct Hire Americans who are assigned to the Embassy by their Agencies in Washington, and Locally Engaged Staff who are hired at Post.
For enquiries regarding Department of State employment, such as for the Foreign Service or the Internship Program, please visit www.careers.state.gov. You may also wish to visit Current Foreign Sevice Vacancies- Worldwide.
Following is information about the Locally Engaged Staff Program at the United States Mission to the United Kingdom. We recruit Locally Engaged Staff for all three offices around the UK – London, Edinburgh and Belfast. Our headquarters are in Grosvenor Square, London.
Like any large organization, we recruit for a wide range of vacancies from administrators to trades, from linguists to I.T. and financial specialists, just to mention a few.
We highly recommend that you read the following links carefully. Failure to follow instructions on how to apply will invalidate your application.
- The Importance of having the Legal Right to Work in the UK
- Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM) and U.S. Veteran Hiring Preference
- Expanded Professional Associates Program (EPAP, via State.gov)
- Embassy Mission and Values
- How to Apply for a Vacancy
- The Assessment Day
- Pre-Employment Clearances
- The Working Environment
- Training & Development
- Current Job Vacancies
What’s it like to work at the U.S. Mission to the UK? Our LinkedIn site
gives the inside scoop and advertises upcoming vacancies. It’s the place
to follow if you’d like to join the team.
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